Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
417 AM CDT SUN APR 24 2016

WARM AND BREEZY CONDITIONS ARE ALREADY IN PLACE OVER WESTERN IOWA
EARLY TODAY. AN AREA OF SHOWERS IS LOCATED OVER NORTHEAST SECTIONS
MOVING OUT OF THE STATE EARLY TODAY WITH ANOTHER AREA OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE INTO WESTERN IOWA FROM KANSAS AND
NEBRASKA BEFORE SUNRISE. TEMPERATURES ARE WARM AND RANGE FROM 50
DEGREES IN THE EAST TO THE LOWER 60S IN THE WEST. SOUTH SOUTHEAST
WINDS RANGE FROM 10 TO 15 MPH.

LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPING FROM NORTHEAST COLORADO TO SOUTH DAKOTA
WILL MOVE INTO SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA BY MONDAY MORNING. IT WILL PULL
A COOL FRONT ACROSS THE CENTRAL PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
THIS WILL RESULT IN PERIODS OF THUNDERSTORMS...SOME OVER EASTERN
NEBRASKA AND WESTERN IOWA EARLY TODAY...AND A MORE WIDESPREAD
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING OVER MUCH
OF THE CENTRAL PLAINS. CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR SOME
SEVERE WEATHER...FROM NORTHERN OKLAHOMA NORTH...EASTERN KANSAS...
EASTERN NEBRASKA...WESTERN HALF OF IOWA...TO SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA.
LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING THUNDERSTORM WINDS WILL BE THE MAIN
THREATS WITH A FEW TORNADOES POSSIBLE EARLY IN THE EVENT ACROSS
NORTHERN KANSAS...EASTERN NEBRASKA AND POSSIBLY WESTERN IOWA.

HIGHS TODAY WILL BE WARM...IN THE 70S TO LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO NEAR 40 MPH AT
TIMES LATER TODAY. MONDAY WILL BE QUIETER BUT ANOTHER IN A SERIES
OF STORMS WILL AFFECT IOWA TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY WITH
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. A THIRD STORM WILL IMPACT THE REGION
NEXT WEEKEND. THOUGH SEVERE WEATHER MAY OCCUR OVER PARTS OF SOUTHERN
IOWA WEDNESDAY...THE MAIN THEME WITH THE MIDWEEK AND NEXT WEEKEND
STORM WILL BE RAINFALL. AFTER THE WARM TEMPERATURES TODAY...HIGHS
THE REST OF THE WEEK WILL BE IN THE 60S TO LOWER 70S. LOWS FOR THE
FORESEEABLE FUTURE WILL BE IN THE 40S AND 50S.

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